This was our first cruise with HAL. 5 previous with Carnival. Not what we expected at all. While the ship was beautiful, she seemed a little aged for only its 26th voyage. The smell of sewage was apparent and usually around the level of the lower Vista dining room. Being smokers there were few lounges which allowed it. We didn't get to experience Half Moon Cay due to bad weather, which was unfortunate, as we'd heard it was beautiful. Two weeks prior to departure the itinerary was changed from St. Kitts to St. Maarten without any reason given -- although we loved St. Maarten. Definitely the place for bargained everything! All service aboard was excellent, however the older crowd was very demanding. Can't say we'll sail HAL again.
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